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Oligancistrus sp. L020
Oligancistrus sp. Polka Dot

Oligancistrus sp. L020 - Oligancistrus sp. Polka Dot - L number loricariid catfish, L20
L number loricariid catfish, L20
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(Other members of the genus Oligancistrus)

ADULT SIZE: 15 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Moderately soft and acidic

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 23-27 C

FOOD: Feed Oligancistrus sp. L020 anything, a true omnivore

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Brazil

AQUARIUM CARE: The L20 Oligancistrus catfish comes from the Rio Xingu in Brazil.

Have you bred Oligancistrus sp. L020? Why not fill in a breeding questionaire?, or examine existing Oligancistrus sp. L020 breeding reports








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